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Job Title:CLINICAL PROGRAM MANAGER

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:U.S. Marine Corps

Job Announcement Number:5669

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$27.51 to $27.51 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, June 27, 2013 to Monday, July 08, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0101-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

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PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

XX

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - MCAS, New River, Jacksonville, NC, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All Sources

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps community. We offer a team-oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

This position is located at Behavioral Health, Marine & Family Programs Division. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a Clinical Program Manager for MCCS.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • MON-FRI, TO INCLUDE WEEKENDS AS NEEDED AND MAY SERVE "ON CALL"
  • Background Check Required

DUTIES:

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Serves as the Clinical Program Manager to independently oversee professional counseling staff and the day-to-day operations of an ongoing Substance Abuse Counseling Center/ Consolidated Substance Abuse Counseling Center designed to treat alcohol and drug abuse related problems including co-occurring disorders of active duty military, their dependents, retirees, civilian employees, and their dependents and other eligible personnel. Screens, interviews and refers, if necessary, special problem cases to the SACC/CSACC Director if patient is beyond the professional capacity of the counseling staff. As needed, performs psychosocial evaluations, and analyzes clinical assessments. Provides clinical supervision to counseling staff supervises and monitors treatment accomplished by counselors. Develops Professional Improvement/Quality Assurance by implementing or maintaining quality assurance processes. Makes improvements, solves problems or takes corrective action when problems arise. Oversees clinical assessments of patients and assigns the applicable diagnosis. Conducts individual, group and/or family therapy with Marine and family that present for care with co-occurring disorders and/or substance abuse disorders.

As a credential Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP), performs diagnosis of mental health disorders and other DSM-IV psychiatric diagnosis and determine level of patient treatment that focuses on treatment intensity and individual patient needs.

Researches and determines professional training needs and opportunities for staff. Coordinates with the Credentialing Office to ensure that staff training for recertification is met. Prepares and conducts in-service training as required by SACC/CSACC Director. Arranges for outside training opportunities through contacted courses when required; evaluates professional development activities to ensure training goals are met. Attends conferences and meetings of professional and other relevant associations. Keeps the Director informed on potential issues and concerns that can affect the viability of the Substance Abuse Program. Provides Critical Incident Reports (CIRs) to the Director when warranted.

Manages/supervises full performance of counseling staff to include: assigning and distributing work, coaching, counseling, tutoring, and mentoring counselors and other staff as assigned by the SACC /CSACC director; assisting with performance reviews, training employees, keeping abreast of and actively supporting the principles of the EEO program, and prevention of sexual harassment. Must be alert to substance abuse, and take appropriate action.

Keeps abreast of clinical supervision/training and closely related areas in the field, with an emphasis on substance abuse and co-occurring disorders intervention, assessment, and treatment through membership in professional societies, continuing education, training, and literature.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours (to include weekends as necessary).

Performs other related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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A Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling, Mental Health, or other behavior health field from an accredited program and a state license or certification, at the licensed independent practitioner level, which meets the criteria established by USMC and CHAMPUS for licensed independent provider status. The specific disciplines are: Clinical Psychologist, Ph.D.; Clinical Social Worker, MSW, Ph.D., or DSW; Counseling Psychology, MS, MA or M.Ed.; and Marriage & Family Therapist, Ph.D. M.A, or M.S. Licensed independent health care practitioners are subject to credentials review by the USMC credentialing board. They shall be granted delineated clinical privileges by the designated Privileging Authority before providing care independently.

A minimum of four years post-graduate professional experience, of which two years must be in substance abuse/addiction services or two years post-graduate professional experience or two years mental health counseling (Co-Occurring Disorders) with individuals and families; and a minimum of two years of post-graduate experience as a supervisor of professional clinical providers; certified substance abuse counselor (Alcohol and Drug Counselor II or state equivalent) preferred.

Full professional knowledge of standard and accepted theories, methods, principles, practices, and techniques of clinical supervision, as well as of individual, marital, family, and group counseling. Additionally, the incumbent must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) criteria and the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s Patient Placement Criteria (ASAM-PPC).

Ability to discern clients’ presenting problems and subsequently develop reliable and accurate treatment plans which include the counseling skill and abilities to help clients reach treatment goals. Ability to work well with civilian and military peers, subordinates, and superiors; act as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and facilitate a coordinated community response to substance abuse treatment and interventions. Knowledge of function and location of organizational components of is highly preferred. Mature professional judgment, allowing the flexible use of a wide variety of supervision, counseling, and training skills. Knowledge of assessment techniques for determining clinicians’ skill levels and professional development needs, as well as determining the needs of clients. Ability to discern individual clinicians’ training and programmatic professional development needs; and have the ability to develop reliable and accurate plans to meet these needs. Knowledge of group dynamics and interactions in order to work effectively with counseling and supervision groups. Knowledge of communication and training skills necessary for individual supervision, programmatic training, and community-based educational workshops. Ability to complete written documentation of supervisees’ progress, client case histories, treatment plans, etc. Ability to provide verbal and written interpretations of events in a credible and professional manner during legal, medical, or military actions. Knowledge of administrative procedures in order to fulfill record keeping responsibilities, contribute to program planning, and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the clinical and educational programs

This position is designated as a Position of Trust, and the incumbent must be eligible for a background check. Appointment and continued employment is subject to a favorable National Agency Check (NACI) Background Security Investigation.

Due to the nature of work in this position, the incumbent may serve in an “on call” duty status outside of normal work hours that includes: remaining in a reasonable call back radius, carrying a cell phone or pager, or regularly checking email to respond to emergencies; remaining in a state of readiness to perform work with limitations on pursuing outside leisure activities, and/or reporting to a designated post of duty to be ready to or to perform work.

"In accordance with MCO 1754.11, the selected applicant will receive a tentative employment offer contingent on being credentialed by the Credential Review Board."

COUNSELOR TIER III: Must have one year experience in child and domestic abuse counseling. Must have two year's experience that includes at least 2,000 hours post licensure or 4,000 hours post graduate degree, full-time clinical experience in a clinical setting field; must meet licensing requirements and obtain privileges at Tier III as established by Marine Corps Headquarters and consistent with SECNAVINST 1754.7A and MCO P1700.24B and have no breaks in practice in the past two years. Must have a valid state license and comply with all legal and regulatory requirements of a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) are recognized by the Department of Defense as independent providers in the following states: Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.


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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.


BENEFITS:

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Benefits package to include: (Medical/Dental/Retirement/Life Insurance/Flexible Spending Plan/Long Term Care)



OTHER INFORMATION:

Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report.  Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

VACANCIES MAY BE FILLED BY METHODS OTHER THAN INTERNAL COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES WHEN IT APPEARS THAT THE BEST QUALIFIED PERSON CAN BE OBTAINED FROM OTHER SOURCES. CURRENT AND FORMER NON APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES MUST LIST CURRENT AND/OR PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR NONCOMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT.

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM A VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT ADVERTISED FOR A FLEXIBLE POSITION MAY BE CHANGED TO PARTTIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.

ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

 

CONTACT US:

For questions related to a specific position or the application process please contact us at:

Human Resources Division

Marine Corps Community Services

(910) 449-6577 | http://mccsnr.com/human_resources.html

Email questions to: newriver.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org (applications nor documents will not be accepted via email)

For technical difficulties navigating through or using the Career Page send an email to mccscareers@usmc-mccs.org.



HOW TO APPLY:

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All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

Resumes/applications emailed, faxed or mailed WILL NOT be considered for this vacancy announcement.  To be considered for employment the application must be submitted online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date of the announcement.

HOW TO APPLY:

STEP 1 – Answer REQUIRED Assessment Questions:

Prepare responses to the REQUIRED Assessment Questions. How to respond to Assessment Questions:

- List all paid or volunteer positions related to the experience asked for in the Assessment Questions

- Include position title, position dates and pay grade (as applicable) and provide detailed information regarding the experience asked for in the Assessment Questions.

- Need more information on how to respond to Assessment Questions? Visit our website: http://www.mccslejeune.com/jobs/assessment.html:

NOTE: You will not be prompted by the online system to answer or upload your Assessment Question responses; therefore, you must use one of the methods outlined in step 2 to submit your responses to Assessment Questions. Failure to include Assessment Questions will result in your application being considered incomplete, and you WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED for the position. Qualified applicants will be evaluated on the degree to which they answer the Assessment Questions shown below:

A. Describe your knowledge of currently accepted theories, methods, principles, practices and techniques of clinical supervision, as well as providing individual, group and family counseling services to clients with a dual diagnosis.

B. Describe your knowledge of administrative procedures necessary to satisfy record keeping requirements, ensure adherence to CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accreditation standards, aid program planning and development, as well as increase the effectiveness of the clinical and prevention programs.

C. Describe your ability to discern a client's presenting problem, while subsequently developing a reliable and accurate treatment plan, to include the counseling skills and abilities necessary to assist the client in reaching his or her treatment goals.

D. Describe your ability to complete written documentation regarding supervision of substance abuse counselors, client assessments, client treatment plans, naval correspondence, etc.

STEP 2 - Submit application and/or upload resume online at: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers via one of the following three methods:

Upload a resume and REQUIRED responses to Assessment Questions, labeled A, B, C, etc. as the last page of your resume (Assessment Questions are listed above).

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Copy and paste your resume text and REQUIRED responses to Assessment Questions, labeled A, B, C, etc. at the conclusion of your resume (Assessment Questions are listed above).

OR

If you choose to apply without using a resume, you must include responses to the REQUIRED Assessment Questions in this job posting as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” (Assessment Questions are listed above). Please name the file “Assessment Questions-Job Title-Job #”.

STEP 3 - College Transcript(s) or Education Certificate(s)

A Master's degree from an accredited college/university is REQUIRED for this position. You will not be considered if you do not submit a copy. You may upload a copy of your college transcripts as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers. If selected for the position, you must provide an official copy of your transcript within 30 days of hire.

STEP 4 - Certification or License copies

A current certification/license is required for this position. You may upload a copy of your certification/license as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.

STEP 5 - If prior military, upload a copy of your DD214 Member 4 Copy as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmcmccs.org/careers.

STEP 6 - If applicable, upload a copy of your *Spouse Preference form, copy of PCS orders, and copy of marriage certificate (unless the spouse is named on the PCS orders) as an attachment(s) to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.  Spouse Preference Program: (May be requested for positions graded NF-3 and below or equivalent) Spouses of relocating active duty military members applying through Spouse Preference Program must upload all documents listed above in Step 6. Spousal Preference applicants hired in a flexible position will not lose their spousal preference eligibility until movement or hired into a regular Full-Time or Part-Time position.

STEP 7 - If applicable, upload a copy of your *Transition Assistance form and copy of ID card with “TA” stamped on front of card as an attachment to your profile under “My Career Tools” www.usmc-mccs.org/careers.  Transition Assistance Program: (May be requested for positions graded NF-3 below or equivalent) Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must upload all documents listed above in Step 7.

STEP 8 – Before you press “Submit Application”, be sure all requested documents, including REQUIRED Assessment Questions, have been attached or uploaded.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

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Phone: 000-000-0000
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: newriver.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org
Agency Information:
U.S. Marine Corps
Human Resources Division
Marine Corps Community Services
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Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

To check the status of your application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

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Job Announcement Number:

5669

Control Number:

346599300